Lecturer, Centre for English and Additional Languages
Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The University also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines.
Applications are now invited for the following post:
Centre for English and Additional Languages
(Post Ref.: 19/331/W)
The mission of the Centre for English and Additional Languages (CEAL) at Lingnan University, a leading liberal arts institution in Asia, is to enhance the English language skills of Lingnan students and to provide language support to help students succeed in their academic studies and future careers. The Centre provides compulsory and elective English courses as well as organising a range of co-curricular language activities. CEAL also offers courses in additional languages such as Korean, Japanese, Spanish, and French.
The Centre is looking for part-time lecturers to teach courses in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and English for Specific Purposes (ESP). Applicants for the position should have:
- experience in teaching EAP/ESP courses at university level, preferably to the students of humanities, social sciences and/or business studies;
- at least a master’s degree; and
- a qualification in teaching English as a second/additional language.
Preference will be given to those who have experience in EAP testing, such as IELTS and/or experience in learner-centered materials development.
The conditions of appointment will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be normally made on a contract of up to one year.
Applicants are invited to send their dossier together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R1 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/employment-opportunities/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format). Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Please specify the post you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University’s web site: http://www.LN.edu.hk. Enquiries can be directed to recruit@LN.edu.hk.
Review of applications will commence from November 2019 and continue until the post is filled.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.